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the second bay area city to enact such an ordnance. albany did it just a few months ago. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the palo alto fire department wants to become equip with this fire detector saying it can better help save lives. >> we would probably save about a thousand lives a year. >> reporter: the palo alto fire marshal is trying to make this fire detector better. >> a photo electric alarm, uses a small beam of light and looks for reflections off of visible smoke parols particles in the air. so it's looking for smoke the way humans look at it. can i see it. >> reporter: he says that's what happened at this house fire two weeks ago. >> that fire was noticed by the occupants about 10 to 15 minutes before their alarm activated. >> we were lucky, we relevantly were lucky. >> reporter: lucky this neighbor says to have her home still standing after another fire scare. >> we were cooking soup and forgot about it. when we got home we realized it was burning. there was smoke, and it was so thick i was surprised the alarm didn't go off. >> reporter: photo electric
. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the palo alto fire department wants to become equip with this fire detector saying it can better help save lives. >> we would probably save about a thousand lives a year. >> reporter: the palo alto fire marshal is trying to make this fire detector better. >> a photo electric alarm, uses a small beam of light and looks for reflections off of visible smoke parols particles in the air. so it's looking for smoke the way humans look at it. can i see it. >> reporter: he says that's what happened at this house fire two weeks ago. >> that fire was noticed by the occupants about 10 to 15 minutes before their alarm activated. >> we were lucky, we relevantly were lucky. >> reporter: lucky this neighbor says to have her home still standing after another fire scare. >> we were cooking soup and forgot about it. when we got home we realized it was burning. there was smoke, and it was so thick i was surprised the alarm didn't go off. >> reporter: photo electric alarms cost more about $15 compared to $10 compared to other alarms. developers in the pas
after six kids suffered broken bones. they investigated this problem now maureen kelly has more. >> 6 kids had broken bones will plan on these playgrounds. the press will tells me that's why they got this yellow caution take you see here around this apparatus. and why they keep the structures off-limits tour during recess and that till they can be value i did to see if these mucky bars are to like their seven and a half feet off the ground the district says it contacted the vendor who said higher than normal accident rate is not unusual after playwright goes in because kids get overexcited simply too hard. to some kids don't always get this rubberized flooring is still hard when you fall on that. even so the districts as they are concerned and said it would fence off the playground until it meets with the designer to see if any modifications need to be made. >> other developing stories allegations about a former undocumented housekeeper working for mike whitman. it came to light in a news conference that the house keeper held yesterday. allred said she will prove today evidence that m
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